Using open source platforms for business intelligence : avoid pitfalls and maximize ROI / Lyndsay Wise.
By: Wise, LyndsayCall number: 658.4720285 W812U Material type: BookPublisher: Waltham, Mass. : Morgan Kaufmann/Elsevier, c2012. Description: xv, 210 p.ISBN: 9780124158115 (pbk.).Subject(s): Business intelligence -- Computer programs | Open source intelligence | Open source software | Management information systems
Section 1. Introduction and market overview. 1, Introducing BI. 2, OS overview. 3, The convergence of OS and BI. 4, A look at the OSBI market -- Section 2. A deeper look at OSBI. 5, The increasing popularity of OS. 6, The differences between general OS and commercial offerings. 7, Business benefits and challenges of OS for BI -- Section 3. BI strategies for success - tying in OS adoption with BI success. 8, The strategy behind BI adoption. 9, Implications for users -- Section 4. Justifying OSBI projects. 10, Selling an OSBI project to the business. 11, Evaluating ROI and TCO. 12, Developing a cost-benefit analysis for OSBI: a practical look at ROI and TCO calculations -- Section 5. Understanding the technology behind business value. 13, A look at technical considerations. 14, Understanding integration and data preparation. 15, Working within an OS environment. 16, Required skillsets. 17, Technical benefits and challenges -- Section 6. Takeaways/recommendations. 18, Getting started: a checklist for OSBI readiness.